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I’d be left with a soggy pile of paper towels or a damp dish rag, a depressing sight for someone without an in-unit washer-dryer.
ANYONE WHO COOKS TOFU SHOULD INVEST IN A TOFU PRESSEMMA ALPERNMARCH 12, 2021EATER
Tyson had cut some fabric into pieces that could be used as bandanas, which workers referred to as “rags.”
AS COVID-19 RAVAGED THIS IOWA CITY, OFFICIALS DISCOVERED MEATPACKING EXECUTIVES WERE THE ONES IN CHARGEBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGDECEMBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
The way you carried that doll everywhere until it was gray, and the dress was rags—that, they can tell you about, but they never really understand why.
DARK SPACES ON THE MAPKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Instead of buying paper towels, tear up old t-shirts to use as rags.
TRYING TO SHOP SUSTAINABLY? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO CONSIDER.SARAH KAPLANNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Though it ultimately ran into a World Series buzz saw in the form of the Philadelphia Phillies, that team enjoyed one of the best rags-to-riches runs in baseball history.
THE 2020 RAYS ARE DOING MORE WITH LESS, EVEN MORE THAN USUALNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The early pump had rag balls, in keeping with the mechanical ignorance of the time, and suitable to man's power.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The large size of the rag-wheel gave the rapidly revolving chain and balls a great speed.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Strain the mixture through a linen rag several times; adding, at the last operation, two ounces of bear's grease.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Away off the bed, over the bright rag carpet, and past the red fire, safely and swiftly they trotted.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
It is a common practice in erecting buildings with a facing of Kentish rag rubble to back up the stonework with bricks.
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